Float Your Faucet

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A big trend we've noticed in bathroom designs involving mirrors, is the proliferation of holes drilled through the mirrors for faucets. Thanks to water-jet cutting technology, nearly any size or shape can be cut out of a mirror in any location you require for your hardware needs. This look allows … [Read more...]

Glass Backsplashes Are Growing

Glass is on the rise in kitchens and bathrooms. According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association "2013 Kitchen & Style Report" released late last year, in a survey of NKBA members, glass backsplashes were one of the big trends to watch for 2013 and beyond. Click here to read the full … [Read more...]

Best Beautiful Backsplashes

  (Like how I went with the green backsplash for St. Patrick's Day?) A lot of our back-painted glass product goes into kitchen environments. They're not all residential kitchens either,...some are in corporate break rooms and institutional environments.  As I'm away working a glazing … [Read more...]

Kitchen Considerations

  Today, we're looking at some good basics to consider when designing or remodeling a kitchen. These simple ideas will make your kitchen more functional, and will stretch your budget a little bit more. drawers or pull out shelves in nearly all bottom cabinets. They're good for … [Read more...]

5 Kips Bay Kitchen Trends

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This week we're looking at kitchen design trends, so I wanted to revisit this Christopher Peacock-designed kitchen as an example of several design trends that have been simmering for the past few months. This kitchen was featured in the 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse which took place last Spring … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplash Magic

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  There are various ways to use mirror backsplashes in kitchen and bath designs; antique, tiled, or crisp and clear,…mirror is a versatile element that can add light and visually expand spaces. I'm loving how designers are embracing more mirror in the kitchen to solve the challenges of … [Read more...]

Antique Mirror Backsplashes

Today we're looking at antique mirror backsplashes in the kitchen. The top demand of a smart kitchen is good lighting, and mirrors easily help illuminate the dark, under-cabinet areas that are where the food prep happen. But many people have reservations that regular mirror will be too "bright" or … [Read more...]

A Festive Custom Glass Tile Backsplash

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At Dreamwalls, we see some unique projects that come through our plant from time to time. Late last year, just before Christmas, a special project came through like Santa delivering happiness. It was a custom backpainted glass tile backsplash, with 5 different colors, matching outlet covers, and a … [Read more...]

5 Backsplash Basics

Great! Your client loves the look of a glass backsplash for their kitchen design. It's practical: easy-to-clean, non-staining, and a breeze to maintain. You are thrilled, because with Dreamwalls' custom color matching process, you can get the exact match to that awesome textile you've chosen for the … [Read more...]

A Backsplash with a View

Vintage Shutters & Hardware in Raleigh, NC specializes in top grade finishes and "after-paint" touches that make the difference in a home and a home of distinction; shutters, showers, mirrors and hardware. Recently, Vintage worked on a project that incorporated a custom color of Dreamwalls Color … [Read more...]